This study explores the history of National Residency Matching Program (NRMP) match rates for rurally located family medicine residency programs over the past 25 years (1995-2020) in an effort to examine the widely held perception that low match rates equate to unfavorable program outcomes and to identify successful recruitment strategies for rural programs and for recruitment to rural practice generally.
The Group Medical Visits teaching kit, featuring Jaclyn Thatcher, RN, DNP/FNP-S, and Jacob Thatcher, OMS IV, explores the potential of Group Medical Visits (GMVs) to transform chronic pain management in rural primary care and the delivery of medical care in the United States.
Presentation slides from 3RNet describing practical recruitment strategies for rural areas
Policy brief with recommendations to address barriers to rural recruitment and retention
Guide describing methods and resources for recruitment and retention of rural primary care physicians
Resource library within the Veterans Health Administration that contains studies on the delivery of healthcare services to rural veterans
Report proposing sixteen evidence-based recommendations on how to improve the recruitment and retention of health workers in underserved areas